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February 22, 2017
Abraham Flexner's The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge highlights how the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake has shown itself to be a powerful force in the world, writes Scott McLemee.
February 21, 2017
Entrepreneur mania seems to be sweeping higher education institutions, but an entire university based largely on those principles is problematic, argues Steven C. Ward.

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February 22, 2017
Digital books, digital reading, and the conflict between concentrated ownership and research.
February 22, 2017
Shared governance is important. Does it really exist?
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February 21, 2017
Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.  

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August 14, 2008
Melissa Ballard hasn't spent the summer studying the latest bulletins on IT changes at her college, so she makes a list of what really matters.
August 13, 2008
The presidential campaigns are running themselves into the ground. Scott McLemee thinks space is the place....
August 12, 2008
Albert DeCiccio and Karen Gross offer advice on how to enable change -- and escape catastrophe -- in inculcating a chief academic officer.
August 11, 2008
Administrators who want to reach out to professors may want to spend more time in the kitchen, writes Michael Bugeja.

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